Chief Editor

 

Dr. Devarkar Vinod Devidas

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Mailing Address (Office)

Head, Department of Botany
Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College,
Omerga Dist. – Osmanabad
Pin - 413606, (Maharashtra) 

Mailing Address (Home)

Krishnakunj, Piske plot, Ekondi Road
Omerga  Dist. Osmanabad
Pin – 413606, (Maharashtra)

Title of the Thesis : Ethnobotanical Studies of Melghat Dist. Amravati with Special Reference of Ethnomededicine (Research Guide : Dr. Prabha V. Bhogaonkar)          

 Teaching Experience : +20 Years

 Workshop / Seminar / Symposia / Conferences Organized

  • Regional Social Gathering of Women Self-Help Groups of Omerga Taluka in Collaboration with World Vision India ADP- Omerga at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga Dist. Osmanabad pin-413606 on 16 January 2010. (As convener)
  • State Level Seminar on Recent trends in Environmental Sciences at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga Dist. Osmanabad pin-413606 (MS) on 13 March 2010. (As Organizing Secretary)
  • National Level Seminar on ‘NAAC’s New Methodology of Assessment & Accreditation’ at S. C. S. College, Omerga Dist. Osmanabad on 28th2010. (As Joint Organizing Secretary)
  • National Level Symposium on Role of Administrative staff in Enhancement of Quality Education and Research at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga Dist. Osmanabad pin-413606 (MS) on 29-30 March 2010. (As Joint Organizing Secretary)

 Workshop/ Seminar /Symposia/Conferences Attended

  • National Seminar on Biodiversity, Conservation and Taxonomy of Tropical Flowering Plants at Department of Botany, Calicut University, Calicut From 27-29 Nov. 1998.
  • Participation and Guidance in workshop on ‘Before Marriage Counseling and Legal Aspect’s for College Girls held at Govt. Vidarbha Mahavidyalaya, Amravati on 01 Feb. 1998
  • National Conference on Recent Trends in Biotechnology held at Dept. of Biotechnology, Amravati Amravati, from 3-5 Feb. 2000.
  • State Level Seminar on Recent Advances in Ethnobotany held at Dept. of Botany, Shri Shivaji Science College, Akot from 24-25 Dec 2000.
  • State Level Conference on Conservation of Biodiversity held at Adarsh College of Arts Commerce and Science, Hingoli from 5-6 Nov. 2001.
  • State Level Workshop & Exhibition of Medicinal Plants held at Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Latur from 27-28 Sep 2003.
  • Bharat Shikshan Sanstha sponsored workshop on NAAC – Self Study Report Representation organized by Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga on 7th November, 2003.
  • UGC sponsored seminar on Vocationalisation of Higher Education held in the Sir Cowasjee Jahangir hall, University of Mumbai, Mumbai on 26th February, 2004
  • Regional workshop on New Syllabus in Botany organized by Department of Botany, Deogiri College, Aurangabad on 11th July 2004
  • NAAC sponsored National Conference on Post Accreditation Initiatives: Best Practices in Higher Education organized by K. J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce, Mumbai on 24-25 September 2004
  • NAAC sponsored National Seminar on Intervention Strategies for Quality Enhancement in Higher Education organized by Smt. Maniben M. P. Shah Women’s College of Arts & Commerce, Mumbai held on 4-5 March, 2005
  • National Seminar on Herbal Technology held at Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara on 28-29, January, 2005
  • State level Seminar on Internal Quality Assurance held at Yogeshwari College, Ambajogai Beed on 16.04.05
  • NAAC sponsored National Seminar on Strategic Measures for Quality Enhancement in NAAC Accredited Colleges organized by Padmshri Vikhe Patil College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pravarnagar, Loni Ahmadnagar held on 21st & 22nd January, 2006
  • NAAC & PSG College Coimbatore sponsored National Seminar on Review & Progression in CPE Colleges organized by PSG College, of Arts and Commerce, Coimbatore held on 22nd & 23rd March, 2007
  • NAAC sponsored National Seminar on Higher Education amidst contemporary challenges organized by Lady Doak College, Madurai held on 31st January to 2nd February, 2008
  • UGC sponsored National Conference on Autonomy in Higher Education organized by Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya, Latur held on 08 -09 March, 2008
  • ‘Marine Fisheries Exhibition’ Organised by department of Zoology, SCS College, Omerga during 29th & 30th 2008 in collaboration with Fishery Survey of India
  • UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Nano Terchnology organied by Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga 10, October, 2008
  • UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Biotechnology organized by Adarsh College, Omerga 20-21 February, 2009
  • UGC sponsored National Conference on Recent trends in Biodiversity and Bioscience organized by Shri Madhavrao Patil Mahavidyalaya, Murum Osmanabad held on 14 - 15 March, 2009
  • UGC sponsored National Conference on Frontiers in Plant Diseases: Diagnosis and Management organized by Department of Botany, Maharashtra Mahavidyalaya, Nilanga Latur held on 03 - 04 Jan., 2010.
  • UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Recent Trends in Environmental Sciences organized by Department of Zoology, Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga Osmanabad held on 13 March 2010.
  • Social Gathering of Women Self-Help Groups of Omerga Taluka in Collaboration with World Vision India ADP- Omerga at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga Osmanabad pin-413606 on 16 January 2010.
  • National level Seminar on NAAC’s New Methodology of Assessment, Accreditation and Reaccreditation at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga Osmanabad pin-413606 (MS) on 28, March 2010.
  • National level Symposium on Role of Administrative staff in Enhancement of Quality Education and Research at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga Osmanabad pin-413606 (MS) on 29-30 March 2010.
  • National Conference on Plant biotechnology for Agriculture and Rural Development at Shri Madhavrao Patil College, Murum Osmanabad Pin 413605 on 17-18 January 2011.
  • National Conference on Role of Non-agricultural Institution in the improvement of Agricultural Technology at Shrikrishna Mahavidyalaya, Gunjoti Osmanabad Pin 413606 on 22-23 January 2011.
  • National Conference on Frontiers of Plant Sciences for Sustainable Agricultural & Rural Development at BSS’s Arts, Science & Commerce College, Naldurg Osmanabad on 28-29 January 2011.
  • National symposium on WTO & Restructure of Cooperatives by Department of Commerce at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga Osmanabad on 29-30 March, 2011.
  • International CBOL Webinar (ID:230-795-592): In the Lab: DNA Extraction (Online) by Natalia Ivanova, Organised by http://Connect.BarcodeofLife.net, New York, USA on 19 April, 2011.
  • National Seminar on Technical Terminology in Indian Languages by the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 27-29 April 2011.
  • International CBOL Webinar (ID:225-602-297): Integrating DNA barcoding into an on-going biodiversity inventory of a large complex tropical wildland by Dan Janzen, Organised by http://Connect.BarcodeofLife.net, New York, USA on 26 July, 2011.
  • State Level Workshop on Scope & Limitations of B. Sc. III New Syllabus in Botany jointly organized by Department of Botany and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad at Shivaji Arts, Commerce and Science College, Kannad Aurangabad on 6th August, 2011.
  • International CBOL Webinar (ID:225-602-297): Barcoding: The Perspective of a Medium-sized Facility in a Developing Country, Organised by http://Connect.BarcodeofLife.net, New York, USA on 16 August, 2011.
  • International CBOL Webinar (ID:450-282-161): All-taxon biodiversity inventory projects at the African Centre for DNA Barcoding (ACDB) by Michelle Van der Bank. Organised by http://Connect.BarcodeofLife.net, New York, USA on 13 September, 2011.
  • International conference on Life Science jointly organised by Paavan education trust, Danta and department of Lifescience, Hemchandracharya North Gujrat university ,Patan at Ambaji on 10-13 November 2011.
  • National conference on Role of Women in rain Water Conservation and its Management (RWRWCIM-2011) organised by Department of Botany & Geography, Swa. Sawarkar Mahavidyalaya, Beed on 27-28 December, 2011.
  • International Seminar on Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in World (ISPPHRW-2012) organised by Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga and university Grants Commission, New Delhi at Omerga on 18-19 March 2012.
  • International Symposium and XXII Annual Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy on Innovative Prospects in Angiosperm Taxonomy (ISIPAT - 2012) organised at Department of Botany, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati on 28-30 October, 2012.
  • National conference on Recent trends in plant Science for Rural Development organised by Department of Botany, Mahatma Basaveshwar College, Latur on 07-08 August, 2013.
  • Regional Seminar on Secretary Elect Training Seminar 2014-2015 organised by District Governor – 3132 at Mahabaleshwar on 11- 13 April, 2014.
  • National conference on Water pollution and Solid waste management for Natural Recourses conservation Organised by Jawahar Arts, Science & Commerce College, Anadur on
  • One day state level Workshop on Financial Literacy organized by IQAC and Department of Economics, SCS College, Omerga in Collaboration with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 15 February, 2017.
  • One day Workshop on Faculty Development Programme organized by IQAC, S.C.S. College, Omerga in Collaboration with Mrs. Bhagwat, Pune on 24 April, 2017.
  • One day Workshop on “Maharashtra university Act-2016” organized by Department of Higher Education, Maharashtra Government and S. C. S. College, Omerga (IQAC) on 22 July, 2017.
  • One day Seminar on “NAAC’ New Evaluation Methodologies” organized by Sangameshwar College, Solapur and UGC, Pune (IQAC) on 19 September, 2017.
  • Two days National Conference on “Aquatic Biodiversity (NCAB-2018) organized by Balaghat Shikshan Sanstha’s Yeshwantrao Chavan College, Tuljapur and UGC, Pune on 19-20 January 2018.

 Recognized Guide  

Recognized Research Guide for Ph. D. in Botany at

  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
  • Pacific University, Udaypur, Rajasthan

 Research Publication (Papers/Reports/Books) 

Research Books Published

  1. Bhogaonkar P. Y. & Devarkar V. D. 1999. Addition to the Flora of Melghat (Some rare and uncommon plants) Technical Bulletin No. VII Publisher: - Directorate Project Tiger Melghat, Amravati, Maharashtra.
  2. Devarkar V. D. 2012. Pollen Diversity of Osmanabad District (India) Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Saarbrücken, Germany (ISBN: 9783847342557)

Research Papers Published (In National & International Journals)

  • Bhogaonkar P. Y. and Devarkar V. D. 2001 Studies in Ethnobotany of Melghat (Amravati Dist. Amravati) I Antisterility Drugs in BRI’S Journ. Adv. Sc. Tech. 4 (I&II) June- Dec 2001, 63-66.
  • Bhogaonkar P. Y . & Devarkar V. D. 2001. Studies in Ethnobotany of Korkus of Melghat (Amravati District) II Drugs for Urino-genital Disorders BRI’S Journ. Adv. Sci. Tech. 4 (I & II) June-Dec 2001 67-68.
  • Bhogaonkar P. Y. & Devarkar V. D. Some Unique Ethnomedicinal Plants of Korkus of Melghat Tiger Reserve (Maharashtra) J. Soc. Ethnobotany Vol. 14, 16-19.
  • Bhogaonkar P. Y. & Devarkar V. D. 2002 Pharmacognostic Studies in Some Asteraceous Ethnomedicinal Plants of Korkus of Melghat, Dist. Amravati (M.S.) BRI’S Journ. Adv. Sc. Tech 5 (I & II) June-Dec 2002, 28-32.
  • Bhogaonkar P. Y. & Devarkar V. D. 2006 Pharmacognostic Studies on Padmacarini. in Aryavaidyan Vol. XX, No. 2, 06-07, pp 74 - 79. (http://www.niscair.res.in/sciencecommunication/AbstractingJournals/isa/isa2k7/isa_1dec07.asp#p14)
  • Bhogaonkar P. Y. Devarkar V. D. 2008. Some Ethnomedicinally Important New Plant Reports from Melghat. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 2008, 32(Supl), 214-15. (http://www.niscair.res.in/sciencecommunication/abstractingjournals/isa/isa2k9/isa_16aug09.asp#BOT)         
  • Devarkar V. D. 2010. Plants of Great Medicinal Value from Korku Ethnomedicine. In Bioscience Discovery, August, 2010,1(1):21–25. (http://biosciencediscovery.com/)
  • Devarkar V. D., Marathe V. R. and Chavan D. P. Dietary & Medicinal Significance of Wild Vegetables from Osmanabad region, Maharashtra. In Lifesciences Leaflets. January 2011, 11:317-332. (http://www.lifesciencesleaflets.blogspot.com/)
  • Devarkar V. D. & M. P. Joshi. 2011. Phytosociological studies of Bodhghat area Dist. Dantewada with reference to Importance Value Index (IVI). In Bionano Frontier (Special Issue-NCRNAIIAT) January, 2011, (22-23):53-57.( www.bionanofrontier.co.cc/)

 Research Papers Published (In Proceedings / Souvenirs)

  1. Biradar S R, Dhole R G, Jadhav B P & Devarkar V D. 2010. Handling Difficult People for Better Administration. In the souvenir of National symposium on Role of Administrative staff in Enhancement of Quality education & research held on 29-30, March 2010, 44-50.
  2. Sangekar S. N., Tarbej J. Shaikh and Devarkar V. D. 2018. Phytochemical And Taxonomical Studies in Celosia argentia (Amaranthaceae) in the proceedings of International Conference on Recent Trends in Life Sciences (ICRTLS – 2018). Held on 2-3 February, 2018 at Organised by Zoology Department Progressive Education Society’s Modern College of Arts, Science & Commerce Ganesh khind, Pune 411016, Maharashtra

 Research Articles Published (In Books)

  1. Bhogaonkar P. Y. & Devarkar V. D. 2004 Korkus of Melghat (Distt. Amravati, Maharashtra State)- A Cultural Study in Focus on Sacred Groves & Ethnobotany V. D. Vartak et al (Author), Dr. V. Ghate (Editor), Dr. H. Sane & Dr. S. Ranade (Editor) (Proceeding of the National seminar on Ethnobotany & sacred groves: “Role in Conservation Strategy for India) 2004, 155-161. (ISBN: 978-8185405025)
  2. Bhogaonkar P. Y. & Devarkar V. D. 2007 Korku Uses of Some Lesser Known Monocotyledonous Ethnomedicinal Plants of Melghat (Dist. Amravati.) M. Daniel, Arun Arya, V. M. Raole. In Herbal Technology: Recent Trends & Progress Published by Scientific Publishers (India) pp 31-36 (ISBN: 978-8172334796).
  3. Bhogaonkar P. Y. & Devarkar V. D. Some ethnomedicinally important new reports from Melghat in Phytotherapeutic Wisdom of Indian Rural Aboriginals by V. Singh by Scientific Publishers (India) Article No. 33 (ISBN : 978-8172335335).
  4. Bhogaonkar P. Y. & Devarkar V. D. Ethnomedicinal Plants Used in Skin Treatment by Korkus of Melghat Dist. Amravati (MS), India in Abstract book as Abstract by R.B.S.A. Publishers, 340, S.M.S.High way, Jaipur, 302003, India (ISBN: 978-8176115339)

General Book Publications

  1. Devarkar V. D. Sundar Hastakshar Guide for Improvement in Handwriting) by Publisher : Sundar Publications, Sastur.
  2. Devarkar V. D. & Anil Shrimewar 2015. Quick Personality Development Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Saarbrücken, Germany ISBN : 9783659679032

Major / Minor Research Projects Completed - 

  1. Minor Research Project entitled “Study of Pollen Diversity in Osmanabad District” by University Grants Commission, West Circle, Pune (Received Grant - Rs.48,000/-) for the Period 2004-2006.
  2. Major Research Project entitled “Improvement of Infrastructural facilities in Botanical Garden”. To conserve rare and endangered plant species of the region by Ministry of Environment And Forests (Received Grant - Rs.7,78,000/-) for the Period 2006-2010.

 Refresher / Orientation/Training Courses Attended -      

  1. Refresher Course in Life Sciences at Academic Staff College, Osmania University, Hyderabad from 01/11/2008 to 22/11/2008 and Obtained “A”
  2. Orientation Programme - 95 at Academic Staff College, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla from 05/04/2010 to 02/05/2010 and Obtained “A”
  3. Certificate Course in Tissue Culture at Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga from 06/01/2011 to 08/01/2011
  4. Training Programme in “Management Development Programme on Human Resource Management” conducted by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises – Development Institute, Aurangabad at Rotary Office, Omerga from 04/09/2013 – 08/09/2013.
  5. Refresher Course in Life Sciences at Academic Staff College, Rajasthan University, Jaipur from 11/11/2013 to 30/11/2013 and Obtained “A”
  6. Short Term Course at ASC Amravati University Amravati on Communication Skills during 02/02/2015-07/02/2015

Membership of Professional Bodies/Journals and position held –

  • Associate Editor, Bioscience Discovery (National Print & Online e-Journal – ISSN 2229-3469) http://www.biosciencediscovery.com  
  • Associate Editor, Science Research Reporter (International Online e-Journal – ISSN 2249-2321) http://www.jsrr.net/editorialboard.html
  • Editor & Fellowship in charge, Life Sciences Leaflets (International Online e-journal – ISSN 0976 – 1098 (Online) ISSN 2277 – 4297 (Print) http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets
  • Life Membership of International Journal Ethnobotany
  • Life Membership of International Journal Phytochemistry
  • Life Membership of International Journal Life Sciences Leaflets

Organizational Experience / Research involvements        

  • Research Experience: - 4 Years as ‘Plant-Taxonomist’ in Madhughat Project sponsored by Finance Department, Zillah Parishad Amravati from 1997-2001.
  • Work Experience: - 2 Years – As Project Fellow in National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur from 15th to 30th June 2003.

Projects Completed on Biodiversity Evaluation / Conservation

Consultancy in EIA/IEIA/REIA Projects

  1. Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment for Proposed Nuclear Power Plant (Units 1 & 2 ), Kudankulam, Tamilnadu (NPCIL) (May 2002)
  2.  Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed Schemes for Redevelopment of Mumbai High South Oil/Gas Field in West Coast Offshore Region (ONGC) (May 2002) 
  1. Environmental Management Plan and Risk Mitigation Measures for the Hydrocarbon Pipeline from Jamnagar to Bhopal (Gas Transportation and Infrastructure Company Limited, Mumbai, GTICL) (June 2002) 
  1. Environmental Impact Assessment for Proposed Ropeway Project in Matheran, Maharashtra (Matheran Ropeway Ltd) (July 2002) (Spiral) 
  1. Environmental Impact Assessment for Exploratory Drilling Proposed in Offshore NELP Block KK-OSN-97/3 in West Coast of India (ONGC) (July 2002) (along with executive summary) 
  1. Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed 250 MW Expansion of Thermal Power Station at Paras (Maharashtra State Electricity Board, Mumbai, MSEB) (September 2002) 
  1. Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment for Mining Operations in Bellary-Hospet Region, Karnataka (BELLARY-HOSPET) (October 2002) 
  1. Initial Environmental Examination of Bodhghat Hydel Project (Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board, CSEB) (November 2002) 
  1. Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment of Nuclear Power Plant ( Units 1 & 2), Kudankulam (NPCIL) (January 2003) 
  1. Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed 250 MW Expansion of Thermal Power Station at Paras (MSEB) (April 2003) 
  1. Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment for Proposed Retrofitting Phosphoric Acid Plant and Additional Sulphuric Acid Plant at Paradeep Phosphates Ltd., Paradeep Orissa (PPL) (April 2003) 
  1. Rapid Environmental impact Assessment for Euro-III MS Project at Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) (April 2003)
  2. Environmental Impact Assessment for 3 x 8 MW Balason Hydro Electric Project Darjeeling, West Bengal (ECL) (April 2003) 
  1. Rapid Environmental Impact & Assessment Study for Bulk Drug Expansion at Merck, Goa. 2008. 
  1. Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment for the Pilerne Industrial Region, Bardez, Goa. June 2010. 
  1. Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment for Infrastructure development of Status Residential Complex, Taliegoa, Goa. April 2010. 
  1. Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment for Infrastructure development of Legacy Residential Complex, Dona Paula, Panjim, Goa. April 2010. 
  1. Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed Lead Purifying and Its Alloys Manufacturing Unit, Talasari, Thane, (MS). April 2010. 
  1. Initial Environmental Examination of Proposed Vanaspati Oil Refinery at Near Undi, Dist. Ratnagiri, (MS). May 2010. 
  1. Initial Environmental Examination of Open cast Lime Mine, Durg Chhattisgarh. MSP Steel and mining corporation, Kolkata. 2011. 
  1. Green Belt Development (Three Tier) for 6x660MW coal based Thermal Power, Lanco Vidarbha Thermal Power Project, Koradi Dist. Wardha (MS). 2012. 
  1. Green Belt Development (Three Tier) for Uttaranchal, Cement Limited (Unit : Nagpur Cement Works) Village Tarsa Tq. Mauda Dist. Nagpur (MS). 2013.
  2.  Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment for 5x660MW coal based Thermal Power, at Dondaicha Tq. SindhkedaDist. Dhule.
  3. Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment for Ore beneficiation plant Tumsar MIDC Dist. Bhandara,

 

Award / Prizes /Medal / Scholarships / Certificates and Honours          

  • Award of Government Scholarship for Research Leading to Ph. D. (1998-2001)
  • First Merit from Govt. Vidarbha Mahavidyalaya, Amravati in M. Sc. Botany (1997).
  • Third Merit Amravati University, Amravati in M. Sc. Botany – (1997).
  • Nominated as Honorary Forest Taxonomist by Conservator of Forests, Nagpur Division, Nagpur (2002-2005).
  • Best Paper Presentation at State level Seminar on Recent Trends in Environmental Sciences. 2010, Organized by Department of Zoology, Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga (by Bharat Mata Environment Center, Naldurg)
  • Best Paper Presentation Award at National Conference on Role of Non-agricultural institutions in the Improvement of agriculture technology, 2011, Organized by Department of Botany , Shrikrishna Mahavidyalaya, Gunjoti. (by International Society of Science & Technology, Mumbai and Bionano Frontier)
  • Honoured as Chair Person for Session III at National Conference on Role of Non-agricultural institutions in the Improvement of agriculture technology, 2011, Organised by Department of Botany, Shrikrishna Mahavidyalaya, Gunjoti.
  • Honoured as Chair Person for Session I (Theme: Biodiversity- Taxonomic & Floristic Studies) at International Conference on Life Science, 2011, jointly organised by Paavan Education Trust & Department of Life Sciences, Hemachandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan at Ambaji (Gujarat) India.
  • Worked on DST Panel as Examiner for Inspire (District Level Science Exhibition organized by Govt. of India and Govt. Maharashtra Education Department) at Adarsh College, Omerga on 31-02 August, 2013.

    Award Nominations

  • Man of the Year-2011 for distinctive accomplishments in the field of Botany by American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, North Carolina 27622 USA.
  • Gold Medal for India-2011 for Outstanding Pursuits in the field of Education by American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, north Carolina 27622 USA.

 Organizational Involvements

           College Level  

  1. Member of Science Association (2006-07)
  2. Member of UGC – CPE Cell (Since 2004)
  3. Member of NAAC Steering committee (2004, 2010)
  4. Co-Editor of “Yug Purush”- a book on Shikshan Maharshi Tatyaraoji More, published in the Year 2006.
  5. Chief Editor Annual College Magazine “Archita” (2006-07)
  6. Chairman of Science Association (2008-09)
  7. Member of NSS Advisory committee (Since 2006)
  8. Executive Editor of Souvenir on Recent Trends in Env. Sciences (2010)
  9. Member of NAAC-RAR Preparation Committee (2011)
  10. Member of MPSC/Competitive Examinations Guidance Cell (2011)
  11. Advisory Board Member ISPPHRW-2012
  12. Member of Editor’s Board Thematic Journal of Social Sciences (Vol. I-VII) for ISPPHRW-2012.
  13. Chairman of Youth and Cultural Activities Committee (2014-15)
  14. Chairman of Time table Committee (2017-18)
  15. Chairman SCSCO Placement Cell (2017-18)
  16. Member of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (2004 –Till Date)

    University Level (Dr. B A M University, Aurangabad & Other)

  17. Member of Paper Setter’s Committee for B. Sc. II (2006-07)
  18. Member of Paper Setter’s Committee for B. Sc. I (2008-09)
  19. Member of Paper Setter’s Committee for B. Sc. I Sem. I & II (2010-11)
  20. Member of External Examiner Panel for B. Sc. (Since 2005)
  21. Subject Expert in Botany (Since 2011)
  22. Member of External Examiner Panel for M. Sc. (S.G.A. University, Amravati)
  23. Member of External Examiner Panel for M. Sc. (Dr. B.A.M.U., Aurangabad)
  24. Member of External Examiner Panel for M. Sc. (Dr. S.R.T.M.U., Nanded)
  25. Recognized Research Guide in Botany for Ph. D. of Dr. B.A.M.U., Aurangabad (Since November, 2011)
  26. Recognized Research Guide in Botany for Ph. D. of Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University, Udaipur (Rajasthan). (Since January, 2012)
  27. Worked as Joint Custodian of DCAS Centre at SCS College, Omerga for the Year Oct-Nov. 2014.
  28. Worked as Joint Custodian of DCAS Centre at SCS College, Omerga for the Year March-April 2015

    National / State Level
  • President, Indian Society of Analytical Scientists (ISAS), Mumbai (Omerga Chapter) 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13.
  • Executive Member of Voluntary Association for Sustainable Development, 273, Hanuman Nagar, Nagpur. (NGO)

    International Level
  • Member, Rotary International District 3132, Rotary Club Omerga, Club No. 26930 (ID No. 6711367).
  • Secretary, Rotary International District 3132, Rotary Club Omerga, Club No. 26930 (ID No. 6711367) for the year 2012-13
  • President Elect Nominated, Rotary International District 3132, Rotary Club Omerga, Club No. 26930 (ID No. 6711367) for the year 2019-20
  • Life Member, International Association for Plant Taxonomy, Dehradun. (LM/459/10/11)